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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Diabetes

About how often do you check your feet for any sores or irritations? Include times when checked by a family member or friend, but do not include times when checked by a health professional.*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 or more times/day 1 or more times/week 1 or more times/month 1 or more times/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,798 1,306 71.9 69.1-74.5 314 17.9 15.7-20.3 34 1.7 1.1- 2.5 11 0.8 0.3- 1.8 133 7.8 6.3- 9.7
-Piedmont NC 959 703 73.4 69.6-76.9 148 15.3 12.6-18.4 23 2.1 1.3- 3.3 9 0.8 0.4- 1.7 76 8.4 6.2-11.3
GENDER
Male 377 263 69.8 63.3-75.5 62 16.5 12.2-21.8 8 1.6 0.7- 3.8 5 1.1 0.4- 3.1 39 11.0 7.2-16.5
Female 582 440 76.9 72.7-80.6 86 14.2 11.2-17.9 15 2.5 1.5- 4.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4 37 5.9 4.1- 8.4
RACE
White 698 504 71.9 67.2-76.1 112 16.1 12.9-20.0 19 2.3 1.4- 3.8 6 0.9 0.3- 2.3 57 8.8 6.0-12.6
African American 234 181 78.2 71.1-84.0 32 13.2 8.7-19.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3 15 7.1 4.0-12.1
Other Minorities 23 14 62.3 38.0-81.7 4 17.6 5.5-44.0 1 8.1 1.2-40.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.0 4.2-29.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 7 42.7 20.2-68.7 4 19.4 6.0-47.7 2 6.7 1.6-24.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 31.2 13.6-56.5
Non-Hispanic 937 694 74.2 70.3-77.7 144 15.2 12.5-18.4 21 2.0 1.2- 3.2 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8 69 7.8 5.6-10.7
AGE
18-24 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 26 12 40.5 19.5-65.6 6 17.9 6.7-39.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.9 0.2-12.7 7 39.7 15.8-69.8
35-44 61 38 65.5 49.8-78.4 13 24.2 13.2-40.0 4 4.1 1.5-10.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 6.3 2.6-14.2
45-54 167 130 76.4 66.6-84.0 23 15.5 9.0-25.3 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 10 6.9 3.5-13.0
55-64 282 214 78.3 72.2-83.4 42 13.4 9.4-18.8 4 1.7 0.5- 5.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5 20 6.1 3.8- 9.8
65-74 255 191 76.9 70.4-82.3 37 12.7 8.8-18.0 10 4.3 2.2- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 16 5.8 3.3-10.2
75+ 163 113 68.2 59.0-76.1 27 17.0 11.3-24.8 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 4 3.1 1.0- 9.0 17 11.0 6.4-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 240 187 73.0 63.4-80.8 27 13.5 8.1-21.5 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0 20 11.6 6.1-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 300 215 73.4 67.0-78.9 53 17.1 12.7-22.7 7 1.7 0.8- 3.6 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0 22 6.3 3.7-10.4
Some Post-H.S. 210 156 75.8 68.5-81.9 33 15.0 10.2-21.5 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 15 7.5 4.3-12.6
College Graduate 206 143 72.1 64.3-78.7 35 15.6 10.5-22.5 7 3.4 1.4- 8.1 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 19 8.3 5.1-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 180 142 77.7 69.3-84.2 21 11.0 6.8-17.4 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 14 10.2 5.6-17.8
$15,000- 24,999 202 146 70.3 60.1-78.8 31 14.5 9.5-21.6 5 1.8 0.7- 4.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 19 12.3 5.8-24.3
$25,000- 34,999 118 86 74.6 63.9-83.0 19 15.9 9.3-25.7 5 4.6 1.8-11.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 7 3.5 1.6- 7.5
$35,000- 49,999 99 70 71.3 60.0-80.5 20 20.2 12.4-31.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 5 5.2 2.0-12.9
$50,000-74,999 97 70 71.5 58.4-81.8 21 22.6 13.2-35.9 1 2.0 0.3-13.1 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.9 1.5- 9.7
$75,000+ 84 57 71.3 59.2-81.0 12 14.7 7.9-25.9 4 2.7 0.9- 7.8 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9 8 9.4 4.5-18.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 545 410 75.7 70.6-80.2 83 14.0 10.9-17.7 9 1.4 0.7- 2.9 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0 39 8.2 5.0-13.0
No 399 282 70.2 64.2-75.6 62 17.2 12.7-22.8 14 3.0 1.6- 5.5 5 1.0 0.4- 2.9 36 8.5 5.9-12.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 177 126 74.2 66.2-80.8 28 14.9 9.8-22.1 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 4 2.2 0.7- 6.8 17 7.9 4.7-13.0
Non-Veteran 782 577 73.2 68.8-77.2 120 15.4 12.4-19.0 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 59 8.5 6.0-12.1

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Respondents who reported having no feet excluded for this table.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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